Education

Northwest Service Academy's Funding Cut

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Evening News
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Thu, 06/24/2010

The Northwest Service Academy has just been informed that they had their funding cut for the first time after sixteen years of funding. Without funding from AmeriCorps, N-W-S-A will not be ablet o provide support to critical environmental work in western Oregon and Southwest Washington. KBOO Radio’s Sarika Mehta spoke with Ernie Guerrero from the Lowest Columbia Center Office.
 

3:38 minutes (3.33 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 06/24/10

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Thu, 06/24/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Creating dialogue amidst the rhetoric: AmericaSpeaks' Portland Town Meeting: Our Budget, Our Economy
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Creating dialogue amidst the rhetoric: AmericaSpeaks' Portland Town Meeting: Our Budget, Our Economy

Voices from the Edge on 06/17/2010

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Thu, 06/17/2010

About the program…

Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to engage in meaningful talk about racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice, local and national politics, and other crucial issues of the day. Jo Ann and Dave bring you guests you won’t hear on other talk radio programs and conversation about making Oregon and the nation a better place.

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55:02 minutes (50.39 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 06/22/10

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Tue, 06/22/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Is Oregon an anti-immigrant state? A new study suggests it is.

A study commissioned by a consortium of Northwestern public radio stations says that a majority of Northwesterners -- Oregonians, Washingtonians and Idahoans, or whatever they call themselves -- agree with the anti-immigrant law passed recently in Arizona. In Oregon, that support is at 61 percent.

What does it mean? Is anti-immigrant sentiment more widespread than we thought? And what is that sentiment exactly? Fear, born of cultural ignorance? Economic anxiety? Good ol' racism? A toxic brew of all three? With Joe on vacation, Abe leads the discussion.

Jamaica Nice on 06/17/10

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Thu, 06/17/2010 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Visit with "Great Shape Jamaica"

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Portland Public Schools' plan to Close Jefferson High, and the Outcry against it.

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Wed, 06/16/2010

 Hosted by Lisa Loving.

The Portland Public School Redesign calls for the closing of Jefferson High.  Many in the Community see closing Jefferson as an affront to the lesser-privileged portion of the Portland Community.  What do YOU think?  

55:04 minutes (25.21 MB)

Digital Divide June 2010

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Sun, 06/13/2010
Hosted by: Dave DeAngelis, Rabia Yeaman
Digital Divide for June 2010

Tune in to the Digital Divide this Friday, June 11, 2010. Dave DeAngeles speaks with Shahid Buttar of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee regarding the ever increasing domestic surveillance techniques. How far are we willing to allow the government to document all of our movements and conversations in exchange for percieved security. Do full body scanners in Airports cross the line in regard to invading our personal privacy.

54:22 minutes (18.67 MB)

Stop the Slaughtering of the Dolphins Action Event

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Evening News
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Thu, 06/10/2010

There was an action event held on Thursday, June 10th to stop the annual slaughtering on dolphins.  There were petitions to be signed which will be sent to the government in Japan, the United States government, and the International Whaling Commission.  With the legislation to possibly lift the moratorium on whaling coming up this month in Morocco, it is extremely important for people to get involved in anyway that they can.  Joe Chisolm, production producer for the 2009 documentary "The Cove", was a guest speaker at this event and we all of the audio from it.  "The Cove" won over 60 awards and we urge you to watch it... very emotional, informative, and heart-wrenching.

151:46 minutes (138.95 MB)
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